TAMPA – Few things in hockey bring out the range of viewpoints than a controversial hit.
Dirty? Clean? Penalty? Suspension? Hockey play? Premeditated? Accidental?
It’s the immediate gamut of questions that start burning across the hockey community, mainly on social media. And the opinions run through the gamut, as well.
Nothing is black and white. It’s all grey. And when a determination is made by the NHL Department of Player Safety as to whether or not a play warrants further supplemental discipline or not – the vitriol tends to follow.
The hit Tampa Bay Lightning forward Nikita Kucherov deli...
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